Jeremiah 23:22
Good News Translation
If they had known my secret thoughts, then they could have proclaimed my message to my people and could have made them give up the evil lives they live and the wicked things they do.

Contemporary English Version
If they had been in a meeting of my council in heaven, they would have told you people of Judah to give up your sins and come back to me.

Douay-Rheims Bible
If they had stood in my counsel, and had made my words known to my people, I should have turned them from their evil way, and from their wicked doings.

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If they had stood in my counsel, and had made my words known to my people, I should have turned them from their evil way, and from their wicked doings.

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Jeremiah 23:18 For who hath stood in the counsel of the Lord, and hath seen and heard his word? Who hath considered his word and heard it?

Ezekiel 2:7 And thou shalt speak my words to them, if perhaps they will hear, and forbear: for they provoke me to anger.

Ezekiel 3:17 Son of man, I have made thee a watchman to the house of Israel: and thou shalt hear the word out of my mouth, and shalt tell it them from me.

Acts 20:27 For I have not spread to declare unto you all, the counsel of God.

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Jeremiah 25:5 When he said: Return ye, every one from his evil way, and from your wicked devices, and you shall dwell in the land which the Lord hath given to you, and your fathers for ever and ever.

Jeremiah 35:15 And I have sent to you all my servants the prophets, rising early, and sending and saying: Return ye every man from his wicked way, and make your ways good: and follow not strange gods, nor worship them, and you shall dwell in the land, which I gave you and your fathers: and you have not inclined your ear, nor hearkened to me.

Jeremiah 36:3 If so be, when the house of Juda shall hear all the evils that I purpose to do unto them, that they may return every man from his wicked way: and I will forgive their iniquity, and their sin.

Ezekiel 13:22 Because with lies you have made the heart of the just to mourn, whom I have not made sorrowful: and have strengthened the hands of the wicked, that he should not return from his evil way, and live.

Ezekiel 18:30 Therefore will I judge every man according to his ways, O house of Israel, saith the Lord God. Be converted, and do penance for all your iniquities: and iniquity shall not be your ruin.

Zechariah 1:4 Be not as your fathers, to whom the former prophets have cried, saying: Thus saith the Lord of hosts: Turn ye from your evil ways, and from your wicked thoughts: but they did not give ear, neither did they hearken to me, saith the Lord.

Acts 26:18-20 To open their eyes, that they may be converted from darkness to light and from the power of Satan to God, that they may receive forgiveness of sins and a lot among the saints, by the faith that is in me. . . .

1 Thessalonians 1:9,10 For they themselves relate of us, what manner of entering in we had unto you: and how you turned to God from idols to serve the living and true God. . . .

1 Thessalonians 5:6 Therefore, let us not sleep, as others do: but let us watch, and be sober.

Context
Lying Prophets
21I did not send prophets, yet they ran: I have not spoken to them, yet they prophesied. 22If they had stood in my counsel, and had made my words known to my people, I should have turned them from their evil way, and from their wicked doings.23Am I, think ye, a God at hand, saith the Lord, and not a God afar off?…
Cross References
Jeremiah 9:12
Who is the wise man, that may understand this, and to whom the word of the mouth of the Lord may come that he may declare this, why the land hath perished, and is burnt up like a wilderness, which none passeth through?

Jeremiah 23:14
And I have seen the likeness of adulterers, and the way of lying in the prophets of Jerusalem: and they strengthened the hands of the wicked, that no man should return from his evil doings, they are all become unto me as Sodom, and the inhabitants thereof as Gomorrha.

Jeremiah 23:18
For who hath stood in the counsel of the Lord, and hath seen and heard his word? Who hath considered his word and heard it?

Jeremiah 35:15
And I have sent to you all my servants the prophets, rising early, and sending and saying: Return ye every man from his wicked way, and make your ways good: and follow not strange gods, nor worship them, and you shall dwell in the land, which I gave you and your fathers: and you have not inclined your ear, nor hearkened to me.

Ezekiel 13:5
You have not gone up to face the enemy, nor have you set up a wall for the house of Israel, to stand in battle in the day of the Lord.

Amos 3:7
For the Lord God doth nothing without revealing his secret to his servants the prophets.

Zechariah 1:4
Be not as your fathers, to whom the former prophets have cried, saying: Thus saith the Lord of hosts: Turn ye from your evil ways, and from your wicked thoughts: but they did not give ear, neither did they hearken to me, saith the Lord.

Malachi 2:6
The law of truth was in his mouth, and iniquity was not found in his lips: he walked with me in peace, and in equity, and turned many away from iniquity.

Additional Translations
But if they had stood in My council, they would have proclaimed My words to My people and turned them back from their evil ways and evil deeds.”But if they had stood in my counsel, and had caused my people to hear my words, then they should have turned them from their evil way, and from the evil of their doings.

But if they had stood in my council, then had they caused my people to hear my words, and had turned them from their evil way, and from the evil of their doings.

But if they had stood in my counsel, and if they had hearkened to my words, then would they have turned my people from their evil practices.

But if they had stood in my council, and had caused my people to hear my words, then would they have turned them from their evil way and from the wickedness of their doings.

But if they had stood in my council, then had they caused my people to hear my words, and had turned them from their evil way, and from the evil of their doings.

But if they had stood in my counsel, and had caused my people to hear my words, then they would have turned them from their evil way, and from the evil of their doings.

But if they had stood in my council, then had they caused my people to hear my words, and had turned them from their evil way, and from the evil of their doings.

But -- if they stood in My counsel, Then they cause My people to hear My words, And they turn them back from their evil way, And from the evil of their doings.
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